Protocols to Tax Agreements with the Czech Republic and Kazakhstan take effect12 Sep 2014
1. The Protocols amending Singapore’s standing Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreements (DTA) with the Czech Republic and Kazakhstan entered into force on 12 September 2014.
2. The Protocols with both countries incorporate the internationally agreed Standard for the exchange of information. The Protocol with the Czech Republic also lowers the royalty withholding tax rates and provides a more favourable tax treatment for shipping income and capital gains in the DTA.
3. The full texts of the Protocols are available on the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore’s (IRAS) website.
Ministry of Finance
12 September 2014